Some Experts Question Low Number Of Zika-Affected Infants Born In Puerto Rico
STAT: ‘They’re just hiding’: Experts say Puerto Rico may be underreporting Zika-affected births
“The number of babies born in Puerto Rico with microcephaly and other birth defects caused by the Zika virus appears to be unexpectedly low — so low that experts are beginning to question whether the actual count is being significantly underreported by authorities on the island. … Some observers believe Puerto Rico, which is heavily dependent on tourism, is downplaying the scale of its Zika problem…” (Branswell, 4/18).
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